Price of ProstatectomyBr Med J 1974; 3 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5929.511 (Published 24 August 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;3:511
- S. Argyrou,
- J. P. Blandy,
- J. G. Gow,
- M. Singh,
- G. C. Tresidder,
- J. Vinnicombe
Three different urological units found that transurethral prostatectomy required a hospital stay at least one week shorter than open Millin or transvesical prostatectomy. By making transurethral resection more widely available there could be a substantial financial saving; but more surgeons would have to specialize in urology.
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